Monday, August 27, 2012

Sauteed Kale with Garlic and Pine Nuts

If you haven't started cooking with this super food yet, you should.  And now is the perfect time to start.  You'll find and abundance of this gorgeous, leafy green at your farmers' markets right now.  Kale is delicious, packed with nutrients, and so easy to prepare. 

2 tablespoons olive oil
4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1 pound kale, coarsely chopped
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/4 cup pine nuts, toasted

Add olive oil to a large skillet and heat over medium high heat.  Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds.  Add kale, salt and pepper, and cook for about 5 minutes or until kale is tender-crisp.  Sprinkle with pine nuts

Makes a nice side dish or serve with farro, wheat berries or pasta for a delicious meatless main.

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